Aviation News - June2018

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Typhoons Reign in Spain
Rodrigo Rodríguez Costa reviews the Eurofighter Typhoon in Spanish service.

Biggin Hill: On the Rise
Rod Simpson reports on developments at London Biggin Hill Airport.

British Airways TriStars: High, Wide and Handsome
The Lockheed TriStar served with British Airways for almost 20 years. David Ransted recalls its career with the airline.

Ilyushin Il-62: Soviet Pioneer
Alexander Mladenov and Krassimir Grozev examine this Soviet long-range jetliner.

DC-8: United’s Do-It-All Jetliner
For more than 30 years the DC-8 was an important part of the United Airlines fleet, as Barry Lloyd explains.

DC-10 in Focus
We present a snapshot of the DC-10 in service.

Boeing 707: Israel’s Desert Giant
Noam Menashe details the Boeing 707 in Israeli service.

XB-70 Valkyrie: Supersonic Serpent
Peter E Davies examines the innovative XB-70 and the background to its eventual axing.

1st Air Cavalry Brigade Rides Across Europe
Aaron Paxton of Aviation in Action reports on the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade’s European deployment.

He 177 Griffon: Strategic Heavy Bomber
The He 177 was conceived by Germany before World War Two as a strategic heavy bomber. Chris Goss discovers why it never made a telling impact.



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